Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. While courtesy is about our manners in the way we speak and act toward others, it is most importantly about respect for humans. If we value the life of other people beyond ourselves, we treat others with kindness and tact. We demonstrate courtesy with…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. Courtesy is about remembering our manners. Treating others respect shows them that they matter to us, even if we do not know them. Respect for each is demonstrated by the way we speak, using kind words spoken tactfully, making a request, not demands. The…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. Courtesy begins with how we see others. When we recognize their value and respect them as humans, we honor them with good manners. The way we speak and listen reflects the value we place on them. Our relationships with others are either enhanced or…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. Courtesy is about gentle politeness and the display of appropriate manners. It is our way of showing respect by taking the time to act with graciousness. We do not take for granted the company of others, but rather mirror with words and actions the…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. Courtesy is about showing kindness to others, especially by being polite with good manners. We learn to say the words that mean so much to the hearer. “Please”, “Thank you”, “Excuse me” are all taught at an early age. As we get older, these…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy.  Speaking and acting with courtesy is the way we show that we value others. When we use manners appropriate to the culture we are in, shows those around us that we respect them.  All virtues and character starts at home. Being kind, polite and…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. Courtesy is about treating others with kindness, valuing them with honor. All people would rather be asked to do something rather than to be told to do it. When practicing courtesy we speak with tact and act with graciousness. Courtesy is most important to…

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Gifts of Character – Courtesy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Courtesy. Courtesy is a way to personally honor another person, treating them with respect and demonstrating their value as a person. Courtesy recognizes one of the 5 Universal Truths of all people – including children. That truth is that all people would rather be asked…

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Gifts of Character – Grace

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Grace. Grace is about our connection and trust that the Universe will help us get through even the most difficult times. It is with this belief that we are most willing to treat others with dignity, forgiving when necessary. Grace is our inspiration to give…

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Gifts of Character – Grace

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Grace. Grace is about our connection to the Universe and how that relationship shows itself in our communications and relationships. When we connect with a source higher than ourselves, we can give what we receive: unconditional love, kindness, dignity, and forgiveness. We feel the abundance…

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